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MEN AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

MEN AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

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Published by Abidin Zein
This explains why "control" of women so often takes violent forms, first and foremost
in the private sphere. Contrary to a widespread public belief, a woman or a teenage girl is at
greater risk of suffering violence in her home than in the street.
This explains why "control" of women so often takes violent forms, first and foremost
in the private sphere. Contrary to a widespread public belief, a woman or a teenage girl is at
greater risk of suffering violence in her home than in the street.

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 Strasbourg, 5 April 2000 EG/SEM/VIO (99) 21
SEMINAR 
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Palais de l'EuropeStrasbourg7-8 October 1999
PROCEEDINGS
 
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THE COUNCIL OF EUROPEFounded in 1949, the Council of Europe is an international organisation with aEuropean vocation, which at present has 41 European member States, all of which are pluralist parliamentary democracies
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(this figure includes the 15 member States of theEuropean Union). It is the European continent's largest intergovernmental and parliamentary forum. Its seat is in Strasbourg (France).The objectives of the Council of Europe are:
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to work for the closer union of the more than 800 million women and men of Europe;
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to safeguard and develop democracy and human rights;
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to undertake co-operation in the broadest sense between the member States in thefields of human rights (including the media), education, culture, social questions,health, youth, local and regional authorities, environment and legal affairs.The consideration of equality between women and men, seen as a fundamentalhuman rights, is the responsibility of the Steering Committee for Equality betweenWomen and Men (CDEG). The experts who form the Committee are entrusted with thetask of stimulating action at the national level, as well as within the Council of Europe, toachieve effective equality between women and men. To this end, the CDEG carries outanalyses, studies and evaluations, defines strategies and political measures, and, wherenecessary, frames the appropriate legal instruments.
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Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein,Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, RussianFederation, San Marino, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
 
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Contents
Introduction ........................................................................................................................5Opening address by Mr Pierre-Henri IMBERT, Director of Human Rights...................................6Introduction by Ms Caroline MECHIN (France), Chair of the Steering Committee for Equality between Women and Men (CDEG).................................................................................................9
"METHODOLOGICAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES" 
Comparing methodologies used to study violence against women
 by Ms Sylvia WALBY, University of Leeds, United Kingdom....................................................11
Representations of intimate male violence in the United States and Poland
 by Ms Renate, University of Maine, USA andMs Anna KWIATKOWSKA, University of Bialystok, Poland....................................................23
Gendering research on men's violence to known women
 by Ms Jalna HANMER, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom and Mr Jeff HEARN,Tampere University, Finland and Manchester University, United Kingdom................................32
"VIOLENCE IN THE FORMATION OF GENDERED MALE IDENTITIES" 
Explaining the inclination to use violence
  by Ms Carol HAGEMANN-WHITE and Ms Christiane MICUS, University of Osnabrück,Germany..........................................................................................................................................41
Explanations for male violence, psychoanalysis, feminist theory and the new men'smovement
 by Ms Ursula MÜLLER, University of Bielefeld, Germany...................................................54
Growing up in the proximity of violence: Teenagers' stories of violence in the home
 by Ms Katarina WEINEHALL, University of Umeå, Sweden................................................64
Teenage boys as violent actors in today's Romanian communities
 by Ms Anca DUMITRESCU and Ms Elena PENTELEICIUC, University of Bucharest,Romania...................................................................................................................................73
Socio-Economic Roots for Cases of Male Violence against Women in Russia
  by Ms Vera GRACHEVA, Russian Federation.......................................................................77
"TRANSITIONS IN ADULTHOOD AND MEN'S VIOLENCE" 
The contribution of the military and military discourse to the construction of masculinity in society
 by Ms Uta KLEIN, University of Münster, Germany..............................................................81
Men's violence against women and children in situations of armed conflict
 by Ms Dubrovka KOCIJAN HERCIGONJA, Zagreb, Croatia...............................................89

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